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Massey Ferguson Adds Two Models Of GC1700 Series Sub-Compact Tractors

THE NEWEST TRACTORS FEATURE NEW STYLING, MORE OPERATOR COMFORT AND ERGONOMIC ENHANCEMENTS

  • The latest Massey Ferguson® GC1700 Series sub-compact tractors include tilt steering, improved visibility and an integrated joystick to improve operator comfort.
  • Two models, the MFGC1723E (22.5 HP) and MFGC1725M (24 HP) are available as tractor only, tractor with loader or a tractor loader backhoe (TBL)combination.
  • Massey Ferguson GC1700 Series tractors are the ideal subcompact tractors for mowing, snow blowing, loader and backhoe work. The independent mid-mount and rear PTOs can operate simultaneously to handle two jobs at once.
  • All-steel construction increases durability of the new style hood.
  • Applied Machinery Sales Adds AIRO Aerial Platforms

    Rock Hill, SC — Applied Machinery Sales (AMS), expands its offering of material handling solutions with the introduction of AIRO MEWPs (Mobile Elevation Work Platforms) to the US market.

    AMS will distribute a wide range of AIRO's aerial platform models across five categories for indoor and outdoor use: scissor, vertical mast stock pickers, spider, telescopic, and articulating. Most models are available in either diesel or electric power. Rough terrain versions are available across model lines, also.

    The popular scissor lifts offer the most expansive selection with compact, narrow, standard, and heavy duty models. Lift heights range from 22'11" up to 62'4". Read more

    Shur-Co® Announces The Expansion Of Its Smartechnology™ Family

    Shur-Co® announces the expansion of its SMARTechnology™ product family with the addition of the Shur-Co® AutoGate™ electric gate opener system. Read more

    Hanen Automatic Cattle Feeder Model Lsf-12 Engineered To Expand For Future Cattle Herd Growth

    Reedsburg – Service Line, Inc. announces new increased functionality of their Hanen Model LSF-12 Automatic Solar-Powered Cattle Feeder designed for feeding twelve cattle. In response to customer requests for an economical way to accommodate future herd growth, the Hanen Model LSF-12 Automatic Solar Powered Cattle Feeder basic platform can now operate as a master power unit capable of driving additional feed hoppers as needed.

    mainThe Hanen Automatic Solar - Powered Programmable Cattle Feeder is designed to dispense the correct levels of nutrition to livestock, up to 6 feedings per day. Unlike a creeper feeder, the Hanen Automatic Cattle Feeder feeding cycle is totally programmable, and animals respond to the audio signal in an orderly fashion. Read more

    Ag Leader's Connectivity Simplifies Unloading On-The-Go For Grain Cart Operators

    AG LEADER WILL ISSUE A LIMITED BETA RELEASE OF CARTACE™ FOR INCOMMAND® DISPLAYS

    AMES – Today, Ag Leader, the leader in year-round precision farming technology widely known for the first commercially successful yield monitor, announced a limited beta release of a new grain cart connectivity feature, CartACE. Powered by Ag Leader's InCommand display, CartACE gives the grain cart operator assistance while unloading on-the-go.

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    Buildings By Alpha

    Buildings by Alpha located in the beautiful rolling hills of southwest WI originally started as Alpha Firewood, a part-time firewood business in 1995, catering to the bundled firewood market, servicing campgrounds, convenience stores and grocery stores.

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    In 2005, we desired to diversify and started Buildings by Alpha. At first we produced storage buildings and mini barns but because of the demand, we soon started producing cabins and specialty-buildings such as playhouses and vendor booths.

    In 2009, we again expanded into a new line of products by creating horse and livestock run-in shelters. This venture took off, we have produced hundreds of shelters for horses, beef, sheep or simply as a place to store wood or hay. Read more

    New Roller Guides And Short Guards Improve The Easy Cut II Cutterbar System Even More

    Despite all technological advances around the combine and platform, the cutting system is still the first part to touch your crop and determines your harvest success. Group Schumacher understands the importance of having a superior cutting system, which is why they announced two new improvements on the Schumacher Easy Cut II Cutterbar System.

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    The new SCH top and bottom roller guides allow more flexibility on the platform while decreasing the likelihood of material buildup around the rollers.

    As before, they continue to reduce the friction on the knifeback and allows the knife to run more smoothly. It also results in less knife load and power requirements for the knife drive or wobble box. Read more

    Alamo Group Announces Acquisition Of Dixie Chopper Business

    Seguin — Alamo Group Inc. (NYSE: ALG) announced today that it has acquired the assets of the Dixie Chopper business from Textron Outdoor Power Equipment Inc., a subsidiary of Textron Inc.

    Dixie Chopper manufactures a wide range of commercial and high end residential mowing equipment. The business, which is currently based in Greencastle, Indiana, has been serving this market for nearly 40 years.

    Ron Robinson, Alamo Group's President and Chief Executive Officer commented, "We are pleased to have completed the acquisition of Dixie Chopper. They are an iconic brand in the zero turn mowing industry and provide both a range of products and channel coverage that will complement and enhance our platform for growth. They will become part of Alamo Group's Agricultural Division." Read more

    ROXOR Partners With Multiplatinum-Selling Country Artist Justin Moore

    DEVOTED TO THE SIMPLE THINGS IN LIFE, MOORE IS ANCHORED WITH HOME, FAMILY AND TRADITION. THESE THREE PILLARS OF LIFE CONTINUE TO INFLUENCE HIS DEFIANT TRADITIONAL COUNTRY STYLE, ALIGNING WELL WITH THE TOUGHNESS AND HERITAGE OF THE MAHINDRA ROXOR

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    Auburn Hills – ROXOR off-road vehicles will be powering Justin Moore's 2019 Late Night & Longnecks Tour. The Valory Music Co. artist is combining two of his favorite passions with this new partnership: country music and rolling through the outdoors in style. Read more

    Exciting Things Growing - AG PhD FIELD DAY

    FREE EVENT - JULY 25, 2019 - BALTIC SD

    logoHigh Yield Growers – The best farmers in the world in corn, soybeans, wheat, barley, and more will speak in panels about increasing yield and profit. Featuring world-record yielders like David Hula, Randy Dowdy, Eric Watson, and Warren Darling, as well as other top farmers like Matt Miles, Kevin Matthews, Chad Henderson, and many, many more! Plus, each of these growers has their own personally managed plots onsite to highlight their practices. Read more